The new Scania R-series and S-series long haul tractor units that were unveiled this week were a big hit with the 1,200 major customers, dealers and press from around the world at a super-slick launch event in the Grand Palais in Paris. Ten years and SEK20bn (£1.8bn ) in the development, the new trucks received rave reviews from the 25 strong UK contingent, which was made up of some of Scania’s biggest fleet buyers and dealers principals. Andrew Malcolm, chief […]
Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of “significant customer” Hanjin Shipping last year.
Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forest Products will add 1,500 Euro-6 Scanias to their fleets as part of a renewed joint procurement agreement.
DAF XF Having won the title twice in the past four years, it is no surprise to see the DAF XF again on the shortlist. What makes the XF such a good fleet truck? One of our panel of operators summed it up: “Best purchase price, best back up, good driver appeal, fuel performance which is consistent with its competitors, good parts availability and conservative development over a long period of time meaning that in-house maintenance is still an option.” […]